When abroad, it is important to remember that you are an ambassador of Stevenson University and of the United States - you should act accordingly. Students are expected to act in a manner that positively reflects the values and beliefs of Stevenson University at all times. Before leaving to study abroad, your faculty leaders will instruct you on proper conduct while abroad, and all students are expected to read and understand SU's travel policies before studying abroad.
Availability and public consumption of alcohol may be greatly increased or decreased in the country students are visiting. The rules about alcohol, including legal drinking age, vary between countries. Students are expected to know and follow their faculty leaders’ rules and the host country’s laws regarding alcohol. Students should remember that they are responsible for their actions at all times and neither Stevenson nor the U.S. embassy can protect students from the legal consequences of actions committed overseas.
Illegal Drug Use and Other Crimes
If arrested on illegal drug charges or charges of other crimes, students are subject to the host country’s laws. Neither Stevenson nor the U.S. embassy can protect students from the legal consequences of actions committed overseas.
Students should consult the U.S Department of State website when considering foreign travel. Specific travel information and advisories will be available at your faculty leaders’ required pre-departure orientation meetings.